the chris mac The era is over in Louisville. He leaves the Cardinals with a career record of 68-37 with just 25 wins over the past two seasons. More importantly, he leaves a vacancy in a program not too far removed from a golden era under coaches like Rick Pitino and Denny Crum.
A fringe “Blue Blood” program, the Louisville opener is sure to attract interest from some of the biggest names in college basketball. Thus, CBS Sports College Basketball Analyst David Cob, with help from Matt Norlander and Gary Parrish. Each name is included based on a combination of information and ideas, although no firm candidates have yet emerged.
A few prominent early names are the Auburn coach Bruce Pearl and LSU coach will wadebut Cobb provides a rational reason why the Cardinals might want to walk away from this duo.
“Given what Louisville has been through with the Pitino scandals and the extortion fiasco with Dino Gaudiohiring a coach with the baggage of a Pearl or a Wade might not be in the cards (so to speak). ” wrote Cobb.
Anyway, here are the other names included in CBS Sports’ most recent list.